Sunday, January 24, 2021

Stephen Vance

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Increase in Proposed Developments Reignites Concerns About Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity

A growing number of proposed residential developments in the municipality has reignited concern about the capacity of Meaford's wastewater treatment plant. The facility, located on...

Council Approves 2021 Budgets

The long road to establishing the Municipality of Meaford's 2021 budgets came to an end on Monday, January 11, when council voted in favour...

Final Stretch for 2021 Budgets

Meaford Council is one step closer to approving the operating and capital budgets for 2021, after holding a statutory public meeting at Meaford Hall...

Council Defers Decision on Inter-Township Fire Department

Meaford's Council has approved a one-year deferral of a decision on the proposed dissolution of the Inter Township Fire Department partnership with Georgian Bluffs,...

Paid Parking Pilot to be Undertaken at Municipal Parks

The Municipality of Meaford will embark upon a one-year pilot of a pay to park program at municipal parks. During Council's budget deliberations in early...

Required Rate Increase For 2021 Down to 3.43%

At their November 30 meeting, Meaford's Council made some more adjustments to the 2021 budgets that have resulted in the required rate increase in...

Kinsmen Hosting Stationary Santa Claus Parade

With the COVID-19 pandemic still in our midst, many have been wondering if, like many other popular events, this year's Santa Claus parade would...

Fundraiser Calendar a Group Effort

A new calendar for 2021 featuring photographs taken in the Municipality of Meaford is the result of a group effort that was born on...

Zoning Amendment Sought For Former Legion Property

A developer is seeking a zoning amendment that would allow for a five storey residential condominium building on the former Legion property, located at...

Council Chips Away at 2021 Budgets

After two full days of budget deliberations, Meaford's Council has made some changes that would see the required rate increase in 2021 drop from...

COVID-19 Cases Spiking in Grey-Bruce

A recent spike in positive COVID-19 tests in the Grey-Bruce region has Dr. Ian Arra, Grey-Bruce Medical Officer of Health concerned. “We have been seeing...

Council Hoping Chatsworth Will Change Position on Replacement of Bridges

Stephen Vance, Staff Armed with new information about replacement options and cost estimates, Meaford's Council is hoping that the Township of Chatsworth's Council will have...

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